Jacques Fath haute couture black skirt & top, circa 1953 For Sale
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Jacques Fath haute couture black skirt & top, circa 1953


This utterly chic two-piece evening ensemble consisting of a velvet halter neck top and satin skirt is perfect for red carpet events. The top features a sweetheart neckline and fastens at the back of the neck with hook and eyes. The skirt has two layers, a column skirt underneath and a peplum in matching black satin that flares out from the hips, with a split at the front and back, creating a glamorous tired effect. Constructed in black velvet and satin Comprising of a halter neck top and double layered skirt Zip fastenings to the rear of the top and the skirt Very good condition with some small marks on the top and skirt and bears the original label and linings Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece Top Bust: 82cm Waist: 66cm Hip: 90cm Length: 55cm Skirt Waist: 69cm Hip: 94cm Length: 94cm Underslip length: 112cm We estimate this piece to be a UK size S


  • Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    D 44.1 in.

    D 112 cm

  • Bust
    32.29 in. (82 cm)
  • Waist
    27.17 in. (69 cm)
  • Hip
    37.01 in. (94 cm)
  • Length
    44.1 in. (112 cm)
  • Seller location
    London, GB
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